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Old 10 Jul 2008, 06:16 pm
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Default Droplets of anti-freeze/moisture in valve cover- cracked head?

1988 Honda Civic has been overheating. We went through fluid replacement, thermostat. We were going to replace the water pump when we found the moisture inside the valve cover on rocker arms etc. Probably 7-8 small drops. Any suggestions? Need help!Could it be just a gasket?
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Old 10 Jul 2008, 06:31 pm
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mabey its just the gasket. either way you need to tear it apart.
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Old 10 Jul 2008, 06:46 pm
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its an aluminum engine and you may have blown the head gasket.When you take the head off put a straight edge on it and see if it is warped a bit and by how much--use a feeler guage. when you replace the gasket also replace the head bolts with new ones from the parts store.
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